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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

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Address: Fritch, TX

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The picnic area at Fritch Fortress is wonderful for a family picnic. The facilities are really nice and now that the lake has more water it's a beautiful view. Also the have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
voluntertx
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Fritch, Texas
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Fritch, Texas
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The picnic area at Fritch Fortress is wonderful for a family picnic. The facilities are really nice and now that the lake has more water it's a beautiful view. Also the have opened a small store at the marina and it has bait to fish off covered fishing dock. Very kid friendly.

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Thank voluntertx
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Wow, we had so much fun here. The views from where we camped at were amazing and we saw a beautiful sunset. The hiking was also fun! Dog friendly

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Fritch, Texas
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My family enjoys lake Meredith many times throughout the summer. We have a great time boating, playing on the jet ski, and fishing.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I give this a two only because we had to abort and turn around to go back the way we started. This was a dirt road that was not meant for small family cars. I don't know how we made it as far as we did; it was interesting to say the least.

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Thank Dixie H
Hudson, Ohio
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We had a lovely night camping on the cliff over-looking Lake Meredith. Each camp site comes with a shelter, a grill and a fire ring. New shower blocks and water sources have been recently installed and they are immaculate! No reservations are taken, and it is first come, first served. Get there early as there is no charge for this... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Part of our summer vacation must include swimming. With Alibates monument down the road, we had to swing by and get wet. Water was cool, swim area was clean and safe, staff in area were knowledgeable and respectful. Great get away in North Texas.

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Springdale, Arkansas
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

My friend is originally from Fritch so she wanted to show me around her home town, and im so glad she did as ive never seen such a beautiful lake as Meredith. We didn't get to stay long as our agenda called for other things but the beauty of the lake is breath taking. I want to so badly go... More 

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1 Thank Crystal M
Amarillo, Texas
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

just thought I would update this. I live and work here and pass by on occasion the lake has come up a lot in the last two years. it had gotten down to about 35 foot deep and is about 65 feet as of March 2016 they are restocking the fish and ramps are open last I heard

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

My husband and I enjoyed an afternoon touring around Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. The lady at the ranger station in Flint was very helpful and we got a great Lake Meredith map. We started with a picnic lunch in a park below Sanford dam. The park was not crowded, had a pretty lake, many covered picnic tables, a couple... More 

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flushing, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This looks like the local recreation area - campsites, picnic tables. Great lake below for boating & swimming. We only passed though briefly, but worth a look when we have more time to pass. Next time we want to have a picnic or BBQ here

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